Pomfret School

Founded in 1894, Pomfret School is an independent coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for 350 students in grades 9 through 12 and postgraduates.
Set on a stunning 500-acre campus in Northeastern Connecticut and brought to life by an exceptional faculty, Pomfret offers a rich and rewarding experience for students from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Through a rigorous and engaging education, a commitment to service beyond self, and numerous opportunities for personal growth in academic, athletic, artistic, and residential settings, students emerge as ethical and active citizens of the world.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 360 students
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

Top Rankings

Pomfret School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1894

Student Body

Total Students
360 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Pomfret School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
82%
Average Class Size
11 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Tuition Notes
Tuition for Boarding Students: $64,600 Tuition for Day Students: $40,800
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions Director
Amy Graham
Admissions Associate
Kelly Sheehan

Sports

School Notes

Mission:  Pomfret School cultivates a healthy interdependence of mind, body, and spirit in its students as it prepares them for college and to lead and learn in a diverse and increasingly interconnected society.

Pomfret School develops students who are:
  • Disciplined and Multifaceted Learners asking relevant questions, pursuing interests and obligations with determination, reflecting on success, and developing resilience from failure;
  • Collaborative and Empathic Leadersworking effectively with others in a variety of contexts and a diversity of cultures;
  • Critical Thinkerspursuing, interpreting, and synthesizing information with a critical eye; Creative Problem-Solvers  producing innovative and original ideas and solutions, whether for the marketplace or the human race;
  • Effective Communicatorsconveying the essence of a situation with purpose, clarity, and poise;
  • Respectful and Ethical Citizensconducting themselves with integrity, compassion, and responsibility.
At Pomfret, learning:
  • Is student-centered, relevant, and meaningful;
  • Values diversity in thought, perspective, and expression;
  • Engages not just the mind and the brain, but the heart and the spirit;
  • Happens within a variety of contexts and through multiple instructional approaches;
  • Requires appropriate levels of rigor and challenge to foster growth and develop mastery.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 360 students
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $22,759 for elementary schools and $37,774 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Connecticut is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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